PEARLAND, Texas, Jan. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearland Medical Center CEO, Matt Dixon, and the Pearland East Little League All Stars "Cut the Ribbon" on Saturday, January 17th at the hospital's community event. Pearland's world renowned little league players proudly presented a shadow box with autographed items and mementos to Pearland Medical Center. After the ribbon cutting, the little league players were the first to walk through the medical exhibits that featured large-scale, educational models of a human heart and brain.
Pearland's community residents enjoyed touring the area's first hospital and the medical exhibits and met the talented, dedicated staff and enjoyed the music and giveaways from Sunny 99.1 FM. This was a perfect way to celebrate Pearland becoming Careland. The new $71 million, 144,000 square-foot hospital will offer a full range of acute care inpatient, outpatient and emergency care services, including surgery, laboratory, diagnostic imaging, labor and delivery and cardiac catheterization.
"This community event is a celebration for the entire community and region," said Matt Dixon, Pearland Medical Center CEO. "We are excited to be the first hospital in the Pearland community and are committed to bringing the best health care close to home."
Pearland Medical Center
Pearland Medical Center is a new patient-centered hospital that expands HCA Gulf Coast Division's long-standing commitment to providing high-quality healthcare close to home. The 144,000 square-foot facility will feature surgical suites, cesarean-section rooms, a general nursery, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, 3D digital mammography, and a 24-hour emergency department. Imaging services will include magnetic resonance imaging, computerized tomography, a catheterization lab, echocardiogram testing, and nuclear medicine modalities. As an HCA affiliated hospital, Pearland Medical Center joins a continuum of 9 other Houston-area medical centers, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic imaging facilities, off-campus emergency centers and a regional transfer center that provides ground and air transportation to and from any HCA Coast Division Affiliated Hospital. Visit www.pearlandmc.com for updates and more information.
About HCA Gulf Coast Division
HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas' residents and businesses. HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 7 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius. For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com.
Pearland Medical Center
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